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The encyclopedia of Myanmar games, volume II

The Myanmar Traditional Sports Federation is the custodian of Myanmar’s most beloved games and playground sports, and has kindly opened their doors, archives and memories to The Myanmar Times. Part 2 in our three-part series on the lesser-known games and competitions in Myanmar.

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Sagaing, Kachin get PE schools

In a boost for sport, two new physical education schools are to open. Union Health and Sport Minister Myint Htwe announced on June 21 that the schools would be built in Monywa township, Sagaing Region, and Loikaw township, Kachin State.

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Third time's the charm?

Yangon United too change coaches, again. Just two days after losing at home to Shan United 2-0, Yangon United has announced coach Marjan Sekulovski will step down after a “mutual agreement”. Assistant coach Myo Min Tun will step in as head coach, becoming the third club manager to lead the Lions this season.

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Manaw Myay struggling to pay coaches’ wages

Top of the league at mid-season and progressing to the last 16 of the cup might earn you a bonus elsewhere but Fernando Sales would settle for the three months wages he is owed.

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Burmese Python readies for title eliminator

Aung La Nsang will re-enter the ONE Championship cage on July 2 in a fight against unbeaten Russian Aleksei Butorin in a fight that will effectively act as a title eliminator.

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The encyclopedia of Myanmar games: volume I

The Myanmar Traditional Sports Federation is the custodian of Myanmar’s most beloved games and playground sports, and has kindly opened their doors, archives and memories to The Myanmar Times.

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Shan United thrashes Yangon United

Shan United earned their first-ever victory in Yangon United’s YUSC Stadium with a thrashing of Yangon United on June 19. The 2-0 win marks their third consecutive win during the Myanmar National League’s second half of the season.

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Shan United face tough test in Yangon

A preview of the weekends Ooredoo Myanmar National League matches, including a tough matchup as Shan United travels to Yangon nursing a two-game win streak

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Golden Belt Championship returns to Yangon

Myanmar traditional lethwei’s Golden Belt Championship 2016 will be held on June 25 to July 10 at Thein Phyu Stadium. Organised by H&S group, a video production group for lethwei, and the Myanmar Boxing Federation, the tournament will feature some of Myanmar’s biggest – and smallest – stars.

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Paung Laung disagreement

This month the “People’s Paung Laung Stadium” hosts the return of the Pyinmana Invitational Cup, but for Ohn Lwin and other former footballers of Pyinmana the stadium’s name reeks of bitter irony.

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Yadanarbon
22 34 54
21 18 39
22 9 39
Ayeyawady United
22 11 37
22 19 36
Zeyar Shwe Myay
21 5 33
22 -1 30
Zwekapin United
22 3 28
Chin United
22 -16 24
Rakhine United
22 -10 18
22 -32 14
Horizon FC
22 -40 7
Last Updated - 22 August 2016
TeamGPGDPTS
Manaw Myay
21 51 51
GFA
21 21 48
Nay Pyi Taw FC
21 31 45
Mahar United
21 28 45
Mawyawadi FC
21 6 35
Myawady FC
20 22 32
City Stars
21 -4 25
University FC
21 -16 23
Dagon FC
20 -9 19
United of Thanlyin
21 -44 11
Silver Stars
21 -44 10
Pong Gan
21 -42 9
Last Updated - 22 August 2016